Chinese rush overseas for Spring Festival

2011-12-21 15:43:35

Yang Jing and her husband are just one month away from their dream of a romantic honeymoon in the tropical island of Bali during the upcoming Spring Festival, the Chinese New Year.

More green terraces in Beijing soon

2011-12-21 09:00:39

The Beijing government is encouraging greening of the city's rooftops. The idea is to reduce air pollution and improve urban ecology.

Real-name system adopted for train tickets

2011-12-21 07:02:49

China's railway system will carry out a real-name ticket purchasing system, which requires passengers to provide their ID numbers when buying tickets.

Foreigners flock to China for job

2011-12-21 08:02:32

Trend of foreingers flocking to China for job expected to continue as economy grows in coming years.

Wen calls for confidence in economy

2011-12-21 08:02:32

Premier Wen Jiabao has appealed for confidence in the country's economic development.

Hu stresses DPRK friendship

2011-12-21 07:28:14

President Hu visits embassy to offer condolences over the death of DPRK leader Kim Jong-il.

Green drive urged for economy

2011-12-21 07:14:24

A balance between development and the environment is essential, Vice-Premier said on Tuesday.

Urban population to exceed rural population

2011-12-20 06:41:49

China's urban population will outnumber the rural population by the end of 2011.

Economic growth seen slowing down

2011-12-20 08:03:25

Investment banks, economists and analysts have pessimistic forecasts for the Chinese economy.

Malnutrition endangers children

2011-12-20 08:48:41

Chinese children younger than 5 face nutrition problems that could have lifelong health consequences.

Xi leaves for visits to Vietnam, Thailand

2011-12-20 14:31:34

Chinese Vice-President Xi Jinping left Beijing on Tuesday for official visits to Vietnam and Thailand.

Conoco: Oil leak impact limited

2011-12-20 09:36:18

ConocoPhillips China said the oil spills in Bohai Bay have caused "minimal lasting impact to the environment".